Good Question: What Causes Traffic Lights To Go Out?For three days this week, Minneapolis drivers had to put on the brakes at 2nd Avenue and 11th Street downtown. The signal went out Monday night and didn't get fixed until Thursday.
State Patrol: 35W Closes After Semi Accident In BloomingtonTraffic on Interstate 35W was at a stand still in both directions Saturday afternoon after an accident involving a semi-truck. The Minnesota State Patrol says a piece of construction equipment on the semi made contact with the 86th Street Bridge just before 1 p.m.
Non-Union Janitors Strike In Mpls., Block Traffic Coming Into DowntownHundreds of non-union workers took to Minneapolis streets Thursday morning to protest for fair wages. They were joined by supporters from the community, asking corporations to do their part in ending the racial and economic disparities in Minnesota.
Heads Up: Snow Could Make For Messy Monday DriveAs cities on the East Coast are digging out of more than two feet of snow, Minnesotans are looking to see flakes fall Monday both during the morning and evening commutes.
Light Snow Could Hamper Wednesday Evening CommuteCommuters are urged to take it easy heading home Wednesday night as light snow could arrive just in time for the evening commute. We won't get a lot of snow, but it could be enough to make the roads slippery.
2-Car Crash Closes Northbound I-35E Near HugoParts of Interstate 35E are closed Tuesday morning due to a car accident. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, northbound I-35E is closed at Highway 14 near the Hugo area.
DPS: Tommie-Johnnie Game To Snarl I-94 Traffic In CollegevilleThe Minnesota State Patrol is warning college sports fans of major potential traffic issues in Collegeville this weekend.
2 Construction Projects To Affect Traffic In Downtown MinneapolisA few construction projects are expected to have an impact on traffic patterns in downtown Minneapolis. City officials said that the two projects beginning on Monday would lead to closures on Portland and Park Avenues.
Minnesota, Wisconsin Among Top 5 Best States For DrivingMinnesotans seeking the best driving experience can rest east, as a new ranking places the state among the top five best in the nation. Minnesota comes in with the fifth best state in the U.S. with the best conditions for drivers, according to a study by Bankrate.
More Road Closures To Affect Weekend TrafficIn case you weren't already keeping track of enough detours around the Twin Cities, get ready to add another potential headache to the pile. Starting Friday at 10 p.m., eastbound traffic on Interstate 394 shifts into two HOV lanes so crews can do pavement work between Highway 100 in Golden Valley and Interstate 94 in Minneapolis.
Heavy Rains Stall Morning CommuteAt least a half-dozen crashes were reported across the Twin Cities metro area Tuesday morning after heavy rains moved through the area just as traffic was firing up.
MnDOT: WB I-394 To Reopen Friday In Downtown Mpls.The mainlines of westbound Interstate 394 will reopen Friday between downtown Minneapolis and Golden Valley -- helping to ease traffic from Minneapolis' Aquatennial events and the Minnesota Twins' series against the New York Yankees. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says the westbound mainline and HOV/Reversible lanes will open at 5 a.m. between on I-394 between I-94 and Highway 100.

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